Perhaps the biggest recent news is that football legend Lionel Messi has decided to leave Paris Saint Germain after two years and head to the American MLS Club Inter Miami. As arguably the best and most accomplished player in the world, Messi is under observation, especially under the best online betting site Singapore.
Bets are always high wherever he goes, and to this day he remains a top draw. His prime years in FC Barcelona may have been a decade ago, but there are still flashes of brilliance in his game. It is no wonder that aside from winning the recent World Cup and Copa America with Argentina, he also bagged the 2021 Ballon d’Or and two league titles in the French Ligue 1.
Background: A Best Online Betting Site Singapore Overview
Before he was the toast of the best online betting site Singapore, Lionel Messi started out in his native Rosario’s Newell’s Old Boys. He then was recruited by the Barcelona Academy and went on to play for the Blaugrana from 2006 onwards.
With a strong Barca squad that had featured, at different times, Ronaldinho, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, he then went on to win all possible club awards with Barcelona, including a continental treble in 2009 (La Liga title, Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League). He also won the Ballon d’Or for the first time that year, a feat he would subsequently repeat in the future.
The MSN Era
In 2014, Messi led Argentina to the final in the World Cup, wherein they lost to Germany 0-1 in a heartbreaking result He was paired up with superstars Luis Suarez and Neymar Jr to form the MSN attacking trio. They were arguably the most fearsome attackers along with the rival BBC (Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema), making the favourites among the best online betting site Singapore. As a result, Barca was once again able to win the La Liga title, Copa del Rey and Champions League in 2015, giving Messi his second treble.
However, the tandem proved to be short-lived, as Neymar left for PSG hoping to make a name for himself. In 5 years, Suarez would also be forced out of Barca due to concerns for his age and health. Messi stayed loyal to his boyhood club, and despite losing their prime superstars, Barca remained the favoured team on the best online betting site Singapore. The Argentinian himself continued to win accolades, eventually becoming the most Ballon d’Or awarded player. In 2021, he finally won his first international trophy, as they defeated Brazil 1-0 in the Copa America
Departure From Barcelona
Despite the victory with Argentina, issues with Barcelona especially financial compensation has grown forcing the best online casino Singapore star to leave his club. Paris Saint-Germain then scooped him up on a free transfer. He was reunited with former teammate and rising star Kylian Mbappe to form MNM, another favourite trio of the best online betting site Singapore.
Despite having played only his second league in Europe, Messi still made an impact, setting records for goals and assist. He then became the first PSG player to win the Ballon d’Or.
2018 World Cup At Best Online Betting Site Singapore
During his time in PSG, Messi had a clause that Argentina matches take priority over club, as he wanted to prepare to win the World Cup once and for all. Despite being in his early 30s, Messi was still highly effective, and he had a strong Argentina squad of players that were touted to be favourites on the best online betting site Singapore for the World Cup.
The Albiceleste was off to a rough start in Qatar as they bowed to Saudi Arabia 1-2 for in the first group game despite Messi netting a goal. However, Argentina made up for it as the saw off next opponents Mexico and Poland, both by 2-0 scorelines.
The Argentines then faced Australia in the round of 16, with Messi scoring in a 2-1 win. Their toughest challenge would be the Netherlands, as Wout Weghorst’s brace sent the game into extra time, disrupting many wagers on the best online betting site Singapore. Eventually the Albiceleste won 4-3 on penalties.
In the semis, Messi scored again as Argentina thrashed Croatia 3-0. And in the biggest game of his career, the 35-year-old scored a penalty and a goal in extra time, with Argentina prevailing again on penalties 3(4)-3(2) to defeat France, led by PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe, who himself scored a hat-trick. Messi set another by being named man of the match in every knockout game including the final. Finally, the greatest player anyone has seen has completed football.
Crisis After The World Cup
With the World Cup, Messi has separated himself from arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Once also a best online betting site Singapore favourite, and the second winningest-Ballon d’Or winner, Ronaldo was unable to lead Portugal out of the round of 16. His abrupt exit from Manchester United also sent him to Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, ending the European rivalry between the two giants.
However, things were not as rosy on club level for Messi, especially with French fans angered with his World Cup victory. He was also unable to lead PSG to a UCL trophy for the second straight season, fanning PSG Ultras’ displeasure. A suspension was also levied on the best online betting site favourite after he went to Saudi Arabia after being invited by Al Hilal football club.
Watch Out Messi’s New Chapter In Miami At Best Online Betting Site Singapore
Finally, after a tumultuous stint with PSG, Messi announced in a press conference that he was leaving the club and signing with Inter Miami, the MLS club owned by David Beckham. The US-based club was always a strong favourite on the best online betting site Singapore to land the Argentine.
Messi has a large task ahead of him. Inter Miami is currently seated last in the MLS Eastern Conference. But optimism remains high, with ticket prices rising and demands for his shirt growing. The sportsbooks on the best online betting sites Singapore will definitely adjust their odds as Messi brings his talents to South Beach. Like it or not, Messi-fever will be here to stay, and this new chapter with one of the greatest to play the game will be one to look out for.